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Published: 01 March 2019
Fig. 1 Question of an android’s (i.e., no. 19) identity ( Itsuki 1990a : 155 [© NATSUKI ITSUKI/HAKUSENSHA]; sides reversed for English readers since the Japanese language reads from the right). Fig. 1 Question of an android’s (i.e., no. 19) identity (Itsuki 1990a: 155 [© NATSUKI ITSUKI More
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2010) 4 (4): 629–633.
Published: 01 December 2010
...Yu-Lin Chen Schmalzer Sigrid , The People's Peking Man: Popular Science and Human Identity in Twentieth-Century China . Chicago : University of Chicago Press , 2008 . 336 pp. ISBN: 9780226738604 . Zhang jian 張劍 , kexueshetuan zai jindai Zhongguo de mingyun: yi...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2012) 6 (2): 147–166.
Published: 01 June 2012
...Ori Sela This essay deals with a battle that, on the surface, appeared to be a battle over scientific issues but in its deeper echelons was also a cultural battle over the very identity of eighteenth-century Confucian scholars. It reveals tensions between “ancients” and “moderns,” between Chinese...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2017) 11 (3): 433–436.
Published: 01 September 2017
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2012) 6 (3): 379–399.
Published: 01 September 2012
... ethnobridging studies (bio)nationalism (bio)identities governmentality local biology Japan Next to the United States, Japan is the second largest pharmaceutical market in the world in terms of expenditures ( Iseki 2001 ). Although Japan's population is only 2 percent of the world's population...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2018) 12 (1): 33–56.
Published: 01 March 2018
... frequently than with gender. The geek identities and practices often associated with masculinity in Western contexts are related to university prestige in Korea. We do not argue that gender is irrelevant in constructing students’ practices and identities in CS. Instead, we argue that it is important to...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2013) 7 (3): 353–379.
Published: 01 September 2013
... as a symbolic marker of social and cultural identity. Based on ethnographic data collected in the Ngari, Kham, and Amdo regions of Tibet, the author assesses continuity and change in notions of identity and forms of practice among Bon medical practitioners as they react to the forces of modernity in...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2017) 11 (1): 51–70.
Published: 01 March 2017
... identities. Not only does it modify the governmental target (from a set of practices to the materiality of timber), it also creates identities of the timber, that is, which timber meets the criteria to be procured and which timber is of “unknown” origin and subject to further surveillance. 09 3 2015...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2018) 12 (4): 393–415.
Published: 01 December 2018
... Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR). These strategies foreground specific personalities in an instrumentalization of experience, expert knowledges, and identity in a delicate balance between projecting strength and indicating urgent need. These strategies are played out in the realm of social media...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2012) 6 (2): 229–232.
Published: 01 June 2012
...Carla Nappi While the emerging field of (East) Asian STS presents a wealth of opportunities, it also raises a number of issues that bear further examination. This essay briefly discusses the ways that categories of identity shape the project of STS in and of Asia and the consequences that arise for...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2012) 6 (2): 259–265.
Published: 01 June 2012
...Sungook Hong This essay discusses the complicated and convoluted relationship between science and technology in Korea from 1945 to the present. In Korea, science and technology, both imported from the Western world at the same time, were frequently considered to be less distinct and even identical...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2009) 3 (4): 475–504.
Published: 01 December 2009
...., their effects in the context of the dual construction of self-identity and moral community. Drawing on this discovery, this paper explains the curious reasons why political leaders of the Republican perioddevoted so much energy to the seemingly trivial practices of personal hygiene while leaving...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2008) 2 (4): 525–543.
Published: 01 December 2008
...’ martial art, taijiquan has a less predictable future, which will be influenced by the degree to which it engages with the competitive sporting arena of official Chinese wushu (martial arts) and the extent to which martial arts become subject to formal regulation. The future identity of taijiquan will...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2010) 4 (1): 31–51.
Published: 01 March 2010
... ethics involving global boundaries rather than local conditions. Such boundary making does not just function to strengthen group identity and to elicit political support; it is also mobilised to direct and, in many cases, to ward off discussion with bioethicists and the public. 12 5 2009 28 4...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2010) 4 (3): 367–382.
Published: 01 September 2010
...Eun Jeong Ma This is a historical and ethnographic account of the transformation of Korean medical institutions in the context of national identity building. Focusing on the traditional medicine cabinet, the author discusses intraprofessional and interprofessional conflicts between Korean Oriental...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2010) 4 (3): 433–455.
Published: 01 September 2010
...Yu-yueh Tsai Taiwan as an island country is an immigrant society where interethnic marriages have been common. In the past centuries, it has not been unusual that people in Taiwan change their ethnic identities for various reasons. Its “four great ethnic groups” ( sida zuqun )—the Hoklo, Hakka...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2012) 6 (1): 17–40.
Published: 01 March 2012
... mid-1970s), the article argues that these Koreans came to the United States after the Korean War for the opportunity to further their studies and in doing so dramatically transformed their science and very possibly their personal identities as well. The major actor motivating this activity, the...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2014) 8 (2): 209–228.
Published: 01 June 2014
... citizenship by outlining the complex and contradictory relationship between democracy and the logic of bioethical regulation, and between the roles and identities of campaigners and expert groups and the larger public needs. We argue that the professionalization of bioethics in South Korea has missed...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2017) 11 (1): 9–34.
Published: 01 March 2017
... electrification on the island. Underlying all these factors was the New Order regime's construction and projection to the world of Indonesia's identity as a rapidly modernizing nation with a part to play on the global stage. The New Order government thus poured a huge amount of resources into electrifying the...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2018) 12 (4): 377–392.
Published: 01 December 2018
... points in a process that have joined personal identity with evidentiary truth to overcome centuries of judicial skepticism. Due to its combined technopolitical and biological foundations, the new national database commands a high degree of social and political confidence as reflected in the unplanned and...